Monday, May 4, 2009

Mini Cakes - Cinnamon and Chocolate

I did these a few weeks ago and loved them. I think it was the pan that made them so great. I am excited to do little min carrot cakes or zucchini cakes with a dollop of cream cheese frosting, YUM! Stay posted, I think this little pan will get its moneys worth.

CINNAMON MINI CAKES
1 1/2 stick soft butter
1 C sugar
3 eggs
2 C flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tea vanilla
3/4 C sour cream
1/4 tsp cardamon (heaping)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tea cinnamon


STREUSEL TOPPING

3/4 C flour
1/4 C brown sugar
1/4 C granulated sugar
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp cinnamon
5 Tbl butter - cut into small pieces

Preheat oven 325. Mix streusel in bowl until crubly, no clumps of butter remain and set aside.

Cream together butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Then add remaining ingredients and blend well, add sour cream last. Spoon batter into lightly greased pan (loaf pan, muffin pan or streusel pan shown below. Sprinkle streusel on top about 2 heaping tsp per cup. Bake for 25 minutes or until toothpick come out clean. Let cool in rack 10 minutes then remove from pan.




CHOCOLATE MINI CAKES
1 1/2 stick soft butter
1 C sugar
3 eggs
7 Tbl cocoa powder
2 C flour
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tea vanilla
3/4 C sour cream
1/4 tsp salt
1 handful of chocolate chips (you can even sprinkle s few on top for an added yummyness)

3 comments:

Lisa said...

I think you take the best food pictures! I have tried, but I am not as successful. How about a post on how to take good food pictures.

swtelford said...

Where did you get your cool pan?

Angie said...

Why does the pan have holes on one side? Love your blogsite by the way!!